Is Twitch a publicly traded company?

If you are searching for the Twitch ticker symbol you are too late as Jeff Bezos bought the whole company for Amazon back in August 2014 for $970 million USD as part of Twitch was first introduced in June 2011 as a spin-off of the original streaming platform Twitch is a live video streaming service primarily used by video gamers playing in real time and  it also broadcasts esports competitions. It has video on demand features as well. Twitch had 3 million broadcasters monthly and 15 million daily active users by February 2020. [1]

If you want to invest in Twitch you can only do so by buying Amazon stock. This will give you a share of ownership in the equity of Twitch as a part of the Amazon ecosystem. In the long term Twitch could turn out to be a great acquisition by Amazon much like YouTube was for Google. To invest in Twitch you must buy the full portfolio of Amazon holdings by investing in AMZN stock. 

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